Open Calls


Open Call for October 2019 Desert Fellow

Apply to our call for a three-week opportunity to live on-site and produce creative work that engages our local community! Applications close 11:59 PM PST, Sunday, July 7, 2019. To learn more, read our full call and check out our Desert Fellowship page.


Community Coordinator (part time)

Type: Part-time employee
Compensation: $30/hr
Hours: 10-14 hours per week, average (at the start, with ability to expand over time)
Reports to: Co-Executive Director, Em Johnson
Applications due: Noon PST on July 5th by email to
Hire Date: July 16th, 2019


Request for Proposals (RFPs)

We find many of our collaborators and consultants through an open proposal process. Check this page to find all current RFPs.


Join our Team!


AmeriCorps VISTA

Join our high-desert community in New Cuyama, California to live, work, and make change for one year through AmeriCorps VISTA. View the position descriptions to see which best aligns with your skill-set and interests. Email for questions.

Applications closed April 17, 2019, 5:00PM PST.

Year-long, full-time positions begin July 8, 2019.




We believe systemic change and improvement in our communities must involve deep collaboration. If you represent an organization, university or college, or business and you are aligned with our mission and vision, we'd love to hear from you. Fill out our inquiry form and someone from our team will get back to you.

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